‘Dune: Part Two’: Christopher Walken To Play The Emperor In Sequel For Legendary And Warner Bros.

According to Deadline, Denis Villeneuve is adding another high-profile actor to an already stacked roster. Christopher Walken

Walken joins Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, and Josh Brolin in the all-star cast.

Florence Pugh and Austin Butler are also slated to reprise their roles.

who were also announced lately Villeneuve will write, direct, and produce the film again.

Production is expected to start in the fall, with the film set to bow on October 20, 2023

Jon Spaihts is returning to co-write script with Villeneuve.

Part One will air on HBO on the same day as Part Two. Max managed to do well in theatres, grossing $41 million in its first weekend.

It exceeded expectations and was quickly greenlit for a sequel a few weeks later.

To far, the picture has grossed $400 million worldwide, with $108 million in the United States.

With Amazon Studios' The Outlaws and most recently Severance, Walken has had two critically lauded turns on television.

which has just received a second season renewal. ICM Partners represents him.